SLEEP APNOEA & SNORING
Things to Know About Oral Appliances
- They are one of the ways to treat sleep apnoea.
- They work well, but not as well as CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure).
- They are used for people with mild to moderate sleep apnoea or those who can’t use CPAP.
- You put them in your mouth before you sleep, like a mouthguard.
- They change the position of your jaw to give you a wider airway.
- You can also use them to stop snoring.
- You must have a dentist fit one specifically for you as over-the-counter devices don’t work consistently enough.
- You need to take care of them and keep them clean.